This course gives you an introduction to the world of hospitality and culinary arts, covering areas including:
This is one of the only full-time culinary arts courses to deliver culinary science at all levels of the curriculum alongside entrepreneurship studies.
The Professional Chef Diploma is supported and endorsed by the Craft Guild of Chefs, the British Culinary Federation, Master Chefs of Great Britain and the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts and is expertly taught by our award-winning culinary arts team.Our graduates have an excellent record of being offered top employment opportunities at the successful conclusion of their studies, which is one of the reasons why this is the premier full-time chef course in the UK.
Topics covered can include: Garde Manger studies, both classical and modern Butchery and fishmongery Practical Cuisine Patisserie and bakery Restaurant service in our public restaurant, The Escoffier Room Gastronomy and product development Culinary science and food innovation Health, safety and food hygiene Kitchen management and food cost control Resource sustainability; from 'farm to fork' Kitchen management Menu engineering and pricing Fundamentals of beverage service and oenology Sales and marketing Food and beverage operations theory
You will need to have completed Professional Chef - Level 1.
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
The course is assessed throughout the year with practical assignments and written tests.
A resource fee of £250 is attached to this course. This covers the unregulated additions parts of the course including Barista, Wine training and Food science Uniform costs are approximately £310.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as Professional Chef - Level 3 or an apprenticeship.